Important Bird Areas

Sand Products and Epoufette Island shoal

Michigan

A 3,500 ft long man-made breakwall extending into Lake Michigan at Brevoort.

Ornithological Summary

Home to a large Common Tern nesting colony.

Conservation Issues

Predation and disturbance of colonies are presumably the biggest threats.

Ownership

Sand Products Corporation; mining.

Habitat

Man-made rock jetty.

Land Use

Sand mining.